M 5.3 aftershock felt, epicentre in Sindhupalchok

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Nov 19, 2015-

An aftershock measuring 5.3 on Richter scale was felt on Thursday

According to National Seismological Centre, the jolt was the aftershock of the 7.9 magnitude Gorkha Quake of April 25. Its epicentre was at Nimlung in Sindhupalchok district

Panic-stricken people ran out of their houses when the aftershock struck at 10 am.

(Students of a school in Bhaktapur gather at the school playground after the aftershock. Pic: Makar Shrestha)

More than 400 aftershocks above 4 Richter scale have been recorded following the Gorkha quake. A 4.3 magnitude aftershock was also felt on Tuesday.

Published: 19-11-2015 10:20

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